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1952 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIndependent
1952 record4–3–1
Head coachGeorge Munger (14th season)
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →

Template:1952 Eastern college football independents records The 1952 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 1952 college football season.[1][2] In George Munger's 14th season as head coach, the Quakers compiled a 4–3–1 record, and outscored their opponents 122 to 107. They achieved a 1–0–1 record against ranked teams, knocking off top-ten Princeton and tying a Notre Dame team that would finish ranked third nationally.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27No. 10 Notre DameNo. 12T 7–774,518
October 4Dartmouth
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–035,000[3]
October 11No. 10 PrincetonW 13–740,000[4]
October 18ColumbiaNo. 14New York City, NYW 27–1720,000[5]
October 25NavyNo. 11
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
T 7–7
November 1Penn StateNo. 17
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 7–14
November 8Georgia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 27–34
November 15Army
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 13–14
November 27Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 14–740,000[6]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "Pennsylvania Game by Game Results". 2015-09-06. https://web.archive.org/web/20150906145207/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/pennsylvania/1950-1954_yearly_results.php.
  2. "1952 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results" (in en). https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/pennsylvania/1952-schedule.html.
  3. Danzig, Allison (October 5, 1952). "Quaker Pass in 3d Quarter Subdues Dartmouth by 7-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Danzig, Allison (October 12, 1952). "Penn Halts Princeton, 13-7; Tiger Streak Ends". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Effrat, Louis (October 19, 1952). "Penn Defeats Columbia, 27-17; Quakers in Rally". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Danzig, Allison (November 28, 1952). "Penn Takes Ivy Honors by Halting Stubborn Cornell". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. 29.